Board of Advisors

Some of the most distinguished leaders in industry, government, public interest organizations, and academia serve on the Institute’s Board of Advisors. These leaders and experts provide invaluable insight and advice on research opportunities, funding strategies, and outreach. ITS-Davis is grateful for their time, wisdom, and guidance.

Vicki Arroyo
Executive Director, Georgetown State and Federal Climate Resource Center, Georgetown University
Lisa Aultman-Hall
Professor, School of Engineering, University of Vermont
Alberto Ayala
Executive Director, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Matthew J. Barth
Yeager Families Professor of Engineering; Director, Center for Environmental Research and Technology, University of California, Riverside
Chris Birdsall
President, ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC
John Boesel
Chief Executive Officer, CALSTART
Jack Broadbent
Executive Officer, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
James Corless
Chief Executive Officer, Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Jennifer Dill
Professor, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Robert Epstein
Co-Founder and President, Environmental Entrepreneurs
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Cecilia V. Estolano
CEO, Better World Group
Andy Freels
President, Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.
Genevieve Giuliano
Professor and Director, METRANS Transportation Center, University of Southern California
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Chris Grundler
Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Randall L. Guensler
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Christian Hahner
Director, Certification, Regulatory Affairs & Environment, Daimler AG
Roland Hwang
Director, Energy and Transportation Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Yoichi Kato
Corporate Vice President, Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Stella Li
Senior Vice President, BYD America
Edward Mantey
GVP and Executive Advisor, Toyota Motors North America
Patricia (Patty) Monahan
Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Chris Reed
Vice President, Components Engineering, Nissan Technical Center North America
Lisa Errion Saums
Vice President, Government and External Affairs for the Americas, BMW Group
Lilly Shoup
Senior Director of Transportation Policy, Lyft
Brian Taylor
Professor of Urban Planning; Director, Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies; Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UCLA
Matthew Tipper
Vice President, Alternative Energies, Shell International Petroleum Co., Inc.
John C. Wall
Former Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Cummins
Michael Q. Wang
Argonne Distinguished Fellow; Manager, Systems Assessment Group, Energy Systems Division, Argonne National Laboratory